New Hosted Game! "Lux, City of Secrets" By Thom Baylay

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Lux, City of Secrets

Welcome to ​Lux, City of Secrets,​ the third book in​ The Evertree Saga!​

It’s time to make a name for yourself in the city of Lux. In this first half of a two-part epic, you will discover a vibrant and dynamic metropolis full of mysteries. Meet and mingle with characters old and new, uncover clues and solve cases, wield weapons and magic, and rise to the top before the city drags you under!

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Lux, City of Secrets​ is a 438,000 word immersive interactive experience by Thom Baylay. It’s entirely text-based–without graphics or sound effects–and fueled by the vast unstoppable power of your imagination.

The mayor of Lux believes someone is trying to kill him, and he has chosen you to save his life. But protecting the Luxican aristocracy is not your only priority. Will you be able to balance the responsibilities of life in the big city or will you be swallowed up by an unforgiving urban jungle? Will you prioritize your friends, your reputation, your career? In an open world where, more than ever, the choices you ignore matter as much as the ones you explore, you will need to choose carefully if you are to survive.

Reunite with old friends and enemies, continue to build the relationships you started in​ Evertree Inn​ and​ Sordwin​, or abandon it all in pursuit of something new. It’s time to find out if you have what it takes to uncover the mysteries of ​Lux, City of Secrets!​

  • Play as male, female or non-binary.
  • Play as gay, straight, bisexual or asexual.
  • Continue a story started in Evertree Inn/Sordwin or play as a brand new adventurer.
  • Explore the city of Lux over several days: pursue a career, investigate chilling mysteries, or head out into the local wilds in search of adventure.
  • Customize your character’s experience, including five different houses and twenty different professions, each with their own stories to be discovered.
  • Build a reputation among the clergy, the Watch and the aristocracy; become a champion of the poor or pursue a life of crime.
  • Stick to a plan, or be constantly side-tracked by a myriad of mysteries. More than ever, the choices you ignore matter as much as the ones you explore!
  • Meet a cast of vibrant new characters, and reunite with acquaintances from past adventures.
  • Develop a romance from Evertree and Sordwin or seek new experiences in the Luxican taverns.

When everyone has a secret, can you uncover the truth?

Lux, City of Secrets​ is the first half of a two part adventure which will be concluded in ​Lux, City of Lies.​

Thom Baylay developed this game using ChoiceScript, a simple programming language for writing multiple-choice interactive novels like these. Writing games with ChoiceScript is easy and fun, even for authors with no programming experience. Write your own game and Hosted Games will publish it for you, giving you a share of the revenue your game produces.


Let’s go can’t wait to play this


Congrats, Thom! :grin:


LET’S GOOOOO. Congrats ThomB


holy shit imma buy it now congrats


What is the secret! Tell me now!!


YESSSSSSSS!! ***Don’t forget to choose the apartment above the bakery, so you can flirt w Jen :heart_eyes::kissing_heart:


[thinks about the bare minimum amount of coding needed to pull this off] [brain explodes]

Congratulations @ThomB!!! :exploding_head: :confetti_ball: :balloon:


Congratulations on the release @ThomB


Give me my game Apple! Quit doing the whirly thing! I have secrets that need… umm… unsecreting?


ITS HERE!! Congrats on the release @ThomB Cant wait to read this in its full glory


Congrats :partying_face: Excited to play this !


Secrets to be revealed… Unveiled.


Is the update I just got for Evertree Inn related to City of Secrets release?


I am having trouble when i try to load a game, when i am going to type in my e-mail the page goes blank
playing on PC
Tried to post a video of it but it would not let me post it

Anyway cant wait to try the game :grinning: outstanding work!


Getting a weird error while playing the game in steam, the page seems to turn white whenever I double click or try to type something in


The update is some bug fixing and polish changes to make sure everyone revisiting and playing Evertree for the first time have the best experience we can give them :smiley:


Sadly I’m faced with the same error about blank screen in steam-playing… … Can’t type my email address or my name in… … T-T


Been looking forward to this one. Super excited to continue charming the pants off one (1) grouchy elf bodyguard. :grin:


Ok. I finish my job and the second I’m in my bus: LUX HERE I COME!!! (Clue 12 has been updated).